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Soccer Player Mistaken For Terrorist In Belgian Hotel

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports

Europe is on edge after last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, and international soccer hasn't been immune. A match between Belgium and Spain's nati...

A Tale of Two Beer Cities

Kelly James Clark | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste
Kelly James Clark

First but not foremost, there are objectively good beers and the stinky-sock beer may or may not be one of them. Second but foremost, almost any beer tastes darn good in the company of good friends in lovely cities like Brugge and Antwerp.

Astoria Characters: The Old-Timer You Won't See Any More

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.28.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Madeleine's Hosiery, which has been on Steinway Street forever, or at least for as long as anyone can remember, probably won't be there the next time you pass by.

Flanders for Fashion, Food and Old World Luxury in the 2015 Jaguar XJ and XJL

Rita Cook | Posted 06.27.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

Forget Paris, Milan and New York and shift your gaze in the direction of Antwerp, Belgium where this fashionably cool city boasts not only cutting edge designers, but also architectural tours that lead a path to the Art Nouveau district of Zurenborg.

Belgian Catholic Bishop Calls For Recognition Of Same-Sex Relationships

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.02.2015 | Religion

A Belgian bishop is bravely standing up for love. Bishop Johan Bonny of Antwerp, Belgium has called on the Catholic Church to recognize the caring ...

Peace is the Future?! Religion and Conflict in Antwerp

Katherine Marshall | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Peace is the future: the title given to the great annual interreligious meeting organized this week in Antwerp by the lay Catholic Community of Sant'E...

Don't Overlook the Nuances in Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

One of the most important things about street photography is to have a keen eye for your surroundings. Sometimes, it's the subtle relationships that make for a great image.

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

Budget Travel | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or "Brum," as it's affectionately known in the U.K.) delivers.

Sometimes "Shopping Local" Means Buying Rubies, Diamonds and Pearls

Anneli Rufus | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

If a place I visit happens to be associated with any type of gem or jewel, I always want to buy a few of these as souvenirs. Hey, you said "Shop local...

Sights Along The European Road

Rick Steves | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Zipping around Europe on high-speed trains, it occurs to me how far our transportation systems have come and all the unexpected things we now see as we travel.

Three Special Moments In Belgium

Rick Steves | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Here in Antwerp's cathedral, a glass coffin seems to fit this vagabond's body as if tailor-made.

PHOTOS: The World's 11 Coolest Train Stations

BootsnAll | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel

No matter how many improvements are made to transportation methods, there's something undeniably appealing about old-school train travel.

Museum Uncovers Van Gogh's Only Painting Of His Brother Theo

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

AMSTERDAM -- The Van Gogh Museum said Tuesday its experts now believe one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings previously thought to be a self-portrait act...

In Belgium. High on Art.

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I am in the L.A. International Terminal, staring in disbelief at posters of Kandinsky, Sam Francis and Howard Hodgkin on the walls of McDonald's. I take it as a good omen for my mad dash to six cities in three countries.

Welcome to a Big, Small, Strange World of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not often that one can find art-related news on the front page of American newspapers. BUt Robert Mapplethorpe's name is once again front-page news -- and this time, it's good news.

Your Family Belongs in a Museum: Belgian Red Star Line Seeks Emigrant Sagas

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Smolenyak

The Belgian Red Star Line Museum -- a European counterpart to Ellis Island -- is looking for emigrant memorabilia and stories. If you're a Red Star Line descendant, the museum would love to hear from you.

Antwerp's Diamond District Suffers In Recession

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Huge decline in the gem trade is affecting a small, ethnically diverse district in Belgium...

Life, the Musical: Strangers in a Train Station Sing and Dance.

The Happiness Project | The Happiness Project | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Read More: Antwerp, Home News

My mother-in-law has never before emailed me a link to YouTube -- that's not at all her style -- but when I watched this clip, I understood why she s...

Eleven Other Countries with Big Auto Industry Problems

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Here's some of what's happening, mostly with GM, in Europe and Asia, two markets outside the U.S. hit hardest by the slowing automobile business.